Biographies

Brenda Wong, MD, MBBS

Director, Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center/MDA Clinic

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Neurology

Phone: 513-636-4222

Fax: 513-636-3980

Email: brenda.wong@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Neuromuscular disorders

Biography

After medical school, Brenda Wong, MD, received training in general pediatrics and worked as a pediatrician for a few years before doing her three-year child neurology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Wong also received training in pediatric neuromuscular disorders at Hammersmith Hospital, London with Dr. Victor Dubowitz and Dr. Francesco Muntoni. Dr. Wong's training in EMGs was accomplished with Dr. John Quinlan in the Department of Neurology at University of Cincinnati.

Post fellowship training, Dr. Wong was practicing child neurology in private practice prior to joining Cincinnati Children's in 1999.

Besides general neurology patients, Dr. Wong sees patients with neuromuscular disorders in the Neuromuscular Clinic and provide diagnostic services like EMGs and evaluation for muscle biopsies. Comprehensive management is supported by the Division of Rehabilitative Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedics and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Education and Training

MD: University of Singapore, 1980.

Residency: University Department of Pediatrics, Singapore, 1981, 1984-85; Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, 1985-88.

Fellowship: Child Neurology, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1994-97; Neuromuscular Disorders, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1997.

Certification: Child Neurology, 1998.

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